I Heart NY

Nick Walker Street Art

“If you want to to be an artist, and you want to do and live off your art, then you have to take a stab at it, and paint in the best city in the world, which is New York as far as I’m concerned.”

Graffiti stencil artist Nick Walker, the man who inspired Banksy, responsible for the art behind me, wrote that for himself, I’m sure, but I took that and applied it to me and my writing.

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Why Don’t You… Wear Adidas Slides?

‘Why Don’t You’ is my weekly tribute to legendary editor Diana Vreeland who penned a column of the same name for Harper’s Bazaar for 26 years begging, “Don’t just be your ordinary dull self. Why don’t you be ingenious and make yourself into something else?”


So I’m seeing this trend all over the place. And I want to know what you think of it.

When  I think of this particular item, it’s usually worn by men, athletes, in my mind, too lazy to put their clothes on, and are wearing basketball shorts, socks… and Adidas shower slippers.

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